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DOWSIL™ 2502 Cosmetic Fluid

A linear polydimethylsiloxane with randomly distributed alkyl chains for use in skincare, woundcare, haircare, suncare, and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: Cetyl Dimethicone

Uses:

  • Skin care
  • Color cosmetics 
  • Hair care

Benefits:

  • Substantive to skin
  • Provides controlled moisturization
  • Enhances the SPF of organic and inorganic sunscreens
  • Improves shine
  • Non-comedogenic
  • Reduced whitening in
    antiperspirant
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Non-GMO*
  • Halal*
  • Kosher*
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • This product has not been tested on animals by or on behalf of Dow Chemical*
  • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65*

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No > 93 °C
  • Functionality Yes No Alkyl
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 45 Centistokes
  • Moisturization Benefits Yes No Moisturizing, Perceived Moisturization
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.448
  • Skin Sun Protection Benefits Yes No SPF Boosting
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.86
  • Volatility Yes No Non-volatile

Application Benefits

  • Appearance on Skin Yes No Shine
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Wash-off Resistance

Product Use and Formulating

  • Active Compatibility Yes No Natural Oils

Sustainability and Safety

  • Sustainability Claim Yes No Non-GMO

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DOWSIL™ 2502 Cosmetic Fluid
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